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In what way did the Tsars try to change the Russian economy between 1855 and 1914?
They tried to industrialise it.
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Why was the Duma not a constitutional government?
The Tsar did not take any notice of it.
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What was the difference between the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks?
The Bolsheviks didn't want to see improvements now; they wanted to speed up revolution.
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Name the two main battles lost by the Russians in 1914?
Tannenburg and the Masurian Lakes
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From whom did Tsar Nicholas II take over command of the army in 1915?
His uncle, Grand Duke Nicholas
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What Russian general in 1916 fought the only successful offensive of that year?
General Brusilov
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What was 'Dual Power'?
Sharing power between the Provisional Government and the Petrograd Soviet.
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Who led the Provisional Government from July until November 1917?
Oleg Kerensky
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Which group resisted the troops sent to Petrograd by General Kornilov?
The railway workers
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Which 2 Bolsheviks opposed Lenin's intention to run a revolution?
Kemenev and Zinoviev
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As chairman of which Soviet committee did Trotsky run the revolution?
The Military Revolutionary Committee
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Which White general attacked from the south in 1919?
General Denikin
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Which party was directly criticised by the Communist Party in the resolution against, 'The Syndicalist and Anarchist Deviation'?
The Worker's Opposition
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Why would the Treaty of Locarno weaken the important friendship between Russia and Germany?
Germany was entering the League of Nations. The price would be to protect Europe from the Soviet Union.
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By what name was the opposition to Trotsky in 1923 known?
The Troika
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Which peasant group did Stalin destroy as a class?
The Kulaks
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Name three great constructions of the Fiver Year Plans.
Belomore Canal; Dnieper Dam; Stalingrad Tractor Works; Magnetogorsk
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What were the purges?
Killing everyone and cleaning out anything bad
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